Russell Child Development Center is a community based not-for-profit organization. RCDC is the umbrella agency for the following early childhood programs in 19 Southwest Kansas counties.

RCDC  Update: 

Due to currently recommended COVID-19 precautions our offices will remain closed and staff working remotely for the foreseeable future. In addition, all in-person group gatherings including Triple P Positive Parenting Program and Learn & Play Parent Child groups have been indefinitely postponed. Important home visiting and other program relationships will be maintained via mail, text, phone, email, social media (including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter), Zoom,  item drop-offs and other viable platforms. Designated employees will diligently continue monitoring our mail, faxes, referrals, and other communications on a daily basis to keep us connected.

Updated 3/26/2020

RCDC Public Statement:   English   |   Spanish   | Somali   ​

COVID-19 Information & Resources

  • Local County Health Departments

  • Kansas Department of Health & Education (KDHE)

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

    • Stay up-to-date on the latest information by clicking here​

    • Symptoms include: fever, couch, and shortness of breath. Read more about COVID-19 symptoms and emergency warning signs by clicking here.

    • Learn how to protect yourself and others by clicking here.

Russell Child Development Center

2735 N. Jennie Barker Rd, Garden City, KS 67846

Local: 620-275-0291

Fax: 620-275-0364

Office Hours: 

M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Our Mission
To lay a foundation of success for all young children and their families through high quality, inclusive services.